Friday, January 7, 2005

Wireless Network Technology Use in the Petersen Case

An article on highlights the use and potential problems in installing wireless networking (Wi-Fi) in the courthouse. In this instance reporters covering the Scott Petersen murder trial in San Mateo County, California were able to send continual text updates from within the courtroom. Read Peterson Case Puts Courtroom Wi-Fi Use on Trial.

E-Courts 2004 Conference Presentations Available

As an FYI, the presentation slides from the E-Courts 2004 conference are now available at the website. It was a great conference with over 500 persons attending.

Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Just Think About IT

Since it is the beginning of the year, a recent article in ComputerWorld magazine is appropriate to pass along. In this article, the author asks us to reflect on the following points regarding information technology management:
  • What did I learn this year?
  • What did my staff learn this year?
  • Is what you've learned compatible?

Florida Supreme Court Recognized

We missed this earlier but the Florida Supreme Court was honored by InfoWorld Magazine by naming them a member of their InfoWorld 100 list for 2004. The court was recognized for innovation in database integration and for their search portal. The Florida Supreme Court's website is located at: Congratulations!